Blanchard New Zealand partners with client organizations to help build leadership capacity, increase employee engagement, retain top talent, and increase productivity and performance. We have a depth and breadth of leadership consulting experience across the industrial, commercial, and public sectors, and we are an approved All-of-Government provider. Blanchard New Zealand’s current clients include Ports of Auckland, AA Insurance, Douglas Pharmaceuticals, and Synlait Milk. Leveraging Blanchard’s research, thought leadership, and award-winning content since 1985, we have been delivering leadership and organizational development consulting and management training programs to leading organizations across New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region.

Blanchard New Zealand is part of a global network that includes locations in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. At Blanchard®, we have the experience and worldwide resources to deliver efficient, scalable solutions to meet all of your leadership development and training needs.

Contact Us

Blanchard New Zealand
New Plymouth, 4372
+64 (0) 27 510 5009


“We wanted a company-wide framework that all of our leaders and people could relate to. SLII® has provided us with exactly that: a simple yet very effective leadership framework that can easily be applied in all situations. SLII has become our leadership language.”

- Tony Aitken, Organisation Development Manager, Synlait

Areas of Expertise

  • SLII®
  • Blanchard Management Essentials
  • Self Leadership
  • Coaching Essentials
  • Building Trust
  • Leading People Through Change
  • Team Leadership

Upcoming events

January 24-25, 2022 | Auckland, New Zealand | English
The SLII Experience™


January 26-27, 2022 | Auckland, New Zealand | English
The SLII Experience™


February 16, 2022 | Taranaki, New Zealand | English
Legendary Service


Meet Our Team Leaders

Malcolm Sutherland
Malcolm Sutherland
Executive Director
Performance Consultant
Malcolm enjoys partnering with governance, executive and leadership teams to facilitate their discovery of practices and strategies that enable their enterprises to prosper and set new benchmarks in increasingly competitive and challenging times. He is a professional Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors NZ, and a founding proprietor of Blanchard International Group New Zealand Limited.
Bridget Sutherland
Bridget Sutherland
Company Director
Finance/Executive Manager
Bridget manages the governance, business and day-to-day operations and administration services of the company. She provides a valuable resource to all company stakeholders and clients requiring information and support at any level. She previously served across the range of roles in the company, and as a Consulting Partner, Facilitator and Coach, helped clients to make changes and achieve timely results.
David Cordery
David Cordery
Company Director
Consulting Partner
David provides extensive consulting, design and delivery of Blanchard® solutions across commercial and public organisations, working with senior-level leadership teams, frontline leaders and individual contributors. He is an Organisational Psychology and Business Studies graduate, and a registered Blanchard Master Trainer. He previously served as an Accredited Blanchard Leadership Trainer and as a commissioned officer in the Royal New Zealand Navy.